Bush Designates Sept. 6-8 As Days of Prayer, Remembrance
In an August 31 proclamation, President Bush designated September 6-8, 2002 as National Days of Prayer and Remembrance for those lost in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.
"In designating September 6-8 as National Days of Prayer and Remembrance," Bush writes, "I ask all Americans to join together in cities, communities, neighborhoods, and places of worship to honor those who were lost, to pray for those who grieve, and to give thanks for God's enduring blessings on our land. And let us, through prayer, seek the wisdom, patience, and strength to bring those responsible for the attacks to justice and to press for a world at peace."
Following is the text of the proclamation, as released by the White House August 31: